Model Scaling Laws for Tunneled Ocean‐Sewage Outfalls

  title={Model Scaling Laws for Tunneled Ocean‐Sewage Outfalls},
  author={David L. Wilkinson},
Failure to purge seawater from the diffuser section of ocean outfalls can cause seawater to circulate through the diffuser section of the outfall. Tunneled outfalls with their long risers are particularly susceptible to this problem. Seawater circulation reduces the hydraulic efficiency of an outfall and there is a possibility that the diffuser may ultimately be blocked by accumulated sediments and marine growth. Purging capability is therefore a fundamental design consideration for ocean… CONTINUE READING